May 17, 2016

The most popular trends in cognitive computing

With over 500 companies developing cognitive systems, we’re seeing patterns emerge around the creation of cognitive systems at the business unit, business process, and application levels.  By selecting a subset of these companies to compare, we can see a few of the leading business units and processes that are going cognitive.  We also discover how […]

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May 16, 2016

4 FAQs on getting started with IBM Watson

We get asked a lot of questions about how to start building with Watson, so we decided to compile our top 4 Frequently Asked Questions. You can use this as a guide to learn more about the technology, receive inspiration from use cases, get valuable resources, and ultimately begin building with the technology.     […]

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May 13, 2016

Watson Explorer named a leader in Forrester’s 2016 “Big Data Text Analytics Platforms Report”

The report cites Watson’s ability to seamlessly ingest and process structured and unstructured data, and perform search or analytical queries. We’re delighted to announce that Watson Explorer (WEX) has been named a leader  in the “The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2016” Report which was just released on May 9, 2016. The comprehensive report compares “The […]

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May 11, 2016

ELIZA wins Watson prize at TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon

I could tell you that hundreds showed up. That the hackers drank all the soda, hogged all the wifi and pizza. In fact I did that last year and all the above would be true this year as well. However, this time I really want to focus on the talent and creativity the devs showed at […]

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May 10, 2016

Connectidy is transforming the dating industry with Tone Analyzer

With a market of more than 150 million singles in the United States, the online dating industry has grown substantially over the past few years. Usage of dating applications by 18-24 year olds has increased nearly threefold since 2013. While some people have met their soul mates on dating applications, most people struggle with constant […]

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May 9, 2016

Watson learns to understand Korean life and language

Today IBM and SK Holdings & CC, a leading Korean IT services company, announced plans to introduce Watson cognitive services to Korea. The significance of this milestone agreement is two-fold. For SK Holdings & CC and Korean organizations, access to market-ready artificial intelligence services comes at a critical time of change and an increasing appetite […]

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May 6, 2016

The best way to start building with Watson

Do you have a ‘big idea’ that you need help getting off the ground? That’s exactly what we provide in our technical webinar series, Building with Watson. We bring in experts to walk you through application frameworks, identify appropriate tools, and share some of our tips for building with cognitive APIs. If you can’t attend […]

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May 4, 2016

How cognitive systems will make personalized learning a reality

Over the last few months, IBM has been talking to educators around the world in preparation for a whitepaper, ‘Personalized education: From curriculum to career with cognitive systems’. Our view is that the future reality of education will be a more bite-sized and personalized experience and crafted from emerging digital services.  These services – when […]

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April 29, 2016

How content analytics helps manufacturers improve product safety and save lives

Watson reveals leading-edge indicators in text data to proactively identify Product Safety Issues before they lead to costly recalls. Manufacturing problems can have a serious impact on businesses. This is especially true when these problems manifest themselves as product safety issues causing injury, or even death. Whether it’s a car or a children’s toy or […]

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